The RJ Corman QJ leads a loaded sand train off the Water Street Lead and onto the CSX (former L&N) mainline, which the train will traverse through the Saint Matthews area of Louisville in order to... (more)
RJ Corman's Chinese QJ 2008 (former Jitong Railway 7040) departs the Nugent Sand Company along the Ohio River on its first run for its new owner.
RJ Corman's Chinese QJ makes its inaugural run between Louisville and Lexington, KY.
Two members of the RJC Steam crew watch over the crowd as they stop at Kentucky's Capital. Thanks to all of those who made this trip possible!
Mr. Corman views the progress of his Inaugural Steam Run from another one of his toys - a helicopter!
The crowd at Midway Kentucky gathers around R.J. Corman's new toy, as they stop to eat lunch and take on water.
After meeting two southbound CSX trains the northbound RJC steam special gets underway off of double track at Frankfort Avenue with portions of the Louisville skyline visible in the background more)
It may not be historically accurate, or authentic but its still steam! RJC has something they can be proud of.
RJC 2008 brings its train up the steep grade off of the Water Street Lead and onto the double track CSX LCL Subdivision.
In the early morning light the QJ's painted colors are subdued allowing its true steam essence to shine.
After making a water stop in Bagdad, RJCC 2008 continues its eastward journey across the Bluegrass State.
Rick Corman's chase vehicle is seen above his newest "toy." Thanks to RJC for bringing mainline steam back to central Kentucky!
Hey Rick, can you make that arial video available to the public... (more)
RJ's QJ is seen on its inaugural revenue run through the beautiful Kentucky landscape.
Ol' Smokey has just sprinted through the first of two tunnels on the old road.